Living My Best Life

First trip out post COVID-19 after no real trips since last fall. Life sometimes gets in the way, we knew we were putting things on hold while we prepped our house to sell. That project took longer than expected, but we did meet our goal and list in the first quarter of 2020. We really…

We Are Listed!

Today is the day! Our MLS listing went live this morning. January 20, 2020! Our for sale sign was personally delivered by our realtor last night. When he placed the realtor lock on the front door, it seemed like a bit of a dream, but this is really happening! We have officially completed step one…

Ringing In A New Year

This is the time of year when I start reflecting, sort of a year in review. 2019 marks year two, time lived ‘after’ the death of our son. I am healing, the bad days are becoming farther apart, and happier memories are beginning to creep into my thoughts more and more. ‘Finding Beauty Wherever I…

Tree Lighting

For as long as I can remember, putting up the Christmas tree was an event, an event to be cherished. Holiday music, special hors d’oeuvres for dinner, baking cookies and leaving a few out for Santa. The tree from my childhood was a real one, cut down from my grandfathers garden, and tied to the…

Staging To Sell

Halloween is over and November is in full swing. The end of the year celebrations will be quickly upon us. I can’t seem to get into the spirit. I say it every year but I think this year may be more because I never put out my pumpkins. But ready or not, the holidays are…

UPDATE: Home Project Completed

UPDATE:  “Time to Sell”  read the original post {here} I am so, so,ooo excited! The tile is finished ya’ll! It looks A Mazing! It gives this house a totally new look and I think it really is going to be that wow factor we need to sell this house! Laying tile is definitely not on…

UPDATE: Home Project Completed

UPDATE:  “Time to Sell”  read the original post {here} Can I just tell you how much I dislike laying tile and dealing with new floors in general? I have never laid tile and really thought it would be finished by now. But hey, now that I know the lay of the land (te,he), I don’t…

Hurricane Party Checklist

With hurricane Dorian creeping up our coast, thought I would repost this. Originally posted September 13, 2018. STAY SAFE MY FRIEND: Hurricanes bring out the best in people. Perfect strangers standing in long grocery store lines, waiting to pay for a cart full of hurricane supplies, discussing past storms, the severity of the current storm,…

One Year Later

Today marks one year for our blog. Help us celebrate, read through the post and give us a like and share. October 17, 2017 was the worst day of my life, a day I knew would eventually come, but one I never wanted to see. My worst nightmare come true. My only son committed suicide,…